Established names in the solar industry such as Solar Edge, Wind & Sun and NEC are among those to have already rebooked for Solar & Storage Live 2018.
Electricity and heat generator and retailer Vattenfall is developing a third party model for energy storage deployment which will see the Swedish firm deploy batteries alongside UK solar farms.
Liam Stoker offers his opinion on a Clean Growth Strategy that embraced renewables and changed BEIS’ rhetoric for the better, but cast solar into the long grass once again.
All low carbon technologies should be able to access the same markets and compete on an equal basis for contracts according to the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC), whose latest policy consultation flies in the face of the government’s Clean Growth Strategy (CGS).
The Confederation of British Industry has added to the growing number of bodies, associations and other third parties to call for the inclusion of mature technologies in future auctions.
Ahead of next month’s PV ModuleTech conference in Kuala Lumpur, Solar Media’s head of market research Finlay Colville examines the technology trends UK developers will have to get to grips with if they’re to take advantage of the post-subsidy environment in the UK.
This morning the government’s long-awaited Clean Growth Strategy was finally published to a mixed response from the renewables lobby. Here we have collated some of the leading commentary so far.
The UK solar industry has been made to wait on future government action after the long-awaited Clean Growth Strategy deferred relevant decisions for the technology until later this year.
Solar power contributed 17% of total renewable energy generation in Q3 2017 totalling 3.2TWh, according to the latest report from energy monitoring firm EnAppSys.
The UK Energy Research Centre (ERC) has urged Dieter Helm’s cost of energy review to consider the potential for technology-neutral auctions for the UK market.
E.On has become the first company to have secured an Enhanced Frequency Response (EFR) contract last year to announce the completion of its project following the installation and connection of its 10MW battery at the Blackburn Meadows biomass plant last month.
Last week’s Solar & Storage Live saw the UK’s entire supply chain descend on Birmingham’s NEC for three days of industry leading and thought provoking discussions, business brokering and a few celebrations here of there. Liam Stoker summarises some of the things we picked up from the show floor this year.
The third and final edition of Solar & Storage Today, the daily newspaper which runs parallell to Solar & Storage Live, is now available to download.
Westech, the manufacturer of Perlight Solar modules, has successfully navigated changes in the UK market as customers place increasing emphasis on quality.
Both storage asset owners and companies setting up to provide O&M services for battery installations need to commit to higher levels of due diligence when selecting contractors according to RES Group’s head of solar and O&M.
A collection of images from last night's Solar Power Portal Awards.
Nottingham-based EvoEnergy was a major winner at last night’s Solar Power Portal Awards, being crowned 2017 Contractor of the Year as Solarcentury boss Frans van den Heuvel was recognised for his outstanding achievements in the solar sector.
Battery vendors are being hit by a combination of rising prices for raw materials and continuing currency uncertainty, resulting in rapidly changing costs for businesses according to Easystart.
Chinese energy manufacturer Growatt is building up a base of accredited storage installers in the UK.
The UK solar industry has defied a period of low deployment in the UK and turned out in force at the Solar & Storage Live exhibition in Birmingham.
lar & Storage Today, the daily newspaper which runs parallell to Solar & Storage Live, is now available to download.
Vattenfall has heralded the success of its first co-located solar and wind energy park around 18 months after the 4.99MW solar farm in south Wales was commissioned.
Push Energy and PS Renewables have formally merged their UK-facing operations and maintenance (O&M) business units, creating a new joint venture dubbed PSH Operations.
Solar will not play a role in helping Wales meet its newly set target to generate 70% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030, according to the first minister of Wales.
ENGIE Fabricom is aiming to complete a 14.2MW solar farm in Northern Ireland by February 2018 in one of the last projects to be built before the final deadline of the region’s Renewables Obligation a month later.
Liam Stoker reports from Clay Hill Solar Farm, the first solar project to be built in the UK without subsidy support, and discovers how the solar-plus-storage facility was energised.
Lightsource is set to expand into the Netherlands’ local energy market.